The U.S. Department of State and KAGIDER hosted the event in the Invest for the Future: Women Driving Economic Growth conference that took place January 24-26, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt in Istanbul Turkey. The Invest for the Future conference was the beginning of a multi-year program for women entrepreneurs. Planned ahead are follow-on workshops, online mentoring, business plan evaluations and to empower women business leaders in southern and Eastern Europe.
On 8 December 2010 Mrs. Sabine Laruelle, Minister for SMEs and the Self-employed, and the European Commission organised an event focusing on female entrepreneurship in Europe. Female Ambassadors from all European Union Member States attended this event, including Mrs Chryso Christodoulou, FUNecole® Founder.
DG JRC IPTS in cooperation with DG Education and Culture has performed a validation workshop for the study on "Innovation and Creativity in Education and Training in the EU Member States" (ICEAC). Objective of the study was to provide a better understanding of how innovation and creativity are framed in the national and/or regional objectives (curricula) and how they are applied in educational practices at primary and secondary level.
DG JRC IPTS in cooperation with DG Education and Culture is planning a validation workshop for the study on "Innovation and Creativity in Education and Training in the EU Member States" (ICEAC).